Free Press Journal
  • BJP only worships cows, doesn’t protect them: Sheila Dikshit

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for blaming ‘Gau Rakshaks’ (cow protectors) for outrageous incidents like the flogging of four Dalits in Gujarat last month, Congress’ UP chief ministerial candidate Sheila Dikshit on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worships cows, but do not bother protecting them.

  • Dragon again flexes muscle

    Beijing: China’s long-range bombers and fighter jets have “inspected” the airspace over the disputed South China Sea islands in a fresh bid to assert its sovereignty over the area after an international tribunal last month struck down Beijing’s claims.

  • Rebels turn tables on regime as IS loses Syria bastion

    Beirut: Jihadists and rebels captured strategic military positions on the edges of Syria’s second city Aleppo, turning the tables on Russian-backed regime forces besieging the city.

  • Irrfan Khan’s next film is a dark comedy with Abhinay Deo

    Actor Irrfan Khan will be next seen in a dark comedy to be directed by Abhinay Deo. Last year, producer Rakesh Roshan had announced an untitled film, to be directed by “Delhi Belly” fame director Abhinay Deo starring Irrfan Khan and Aditi Rao Hydari. Later, Roshan had said the film has been dropped and that led to speculation that the film has been shelved.

  • Nawaz Sharif vows to provide medical aid to injured Kashmiris

    Islamabad: In yet another bid to highlight the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed to provide medical help to those injured in violence there and called on the international community to ask India to provide access for treatment of victims.

  • MCGM Standing proposal to remove 87,600 metric tonnes of debris

    Mumbai: In a bid to remove 87,600 metric tonnes of debris from the western suburbs and move it to dumping grounds, a proposal will be tabled next week in the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai’s (MCGM) Standing committee. The rubble left from the demolition of illegal constructions, repairing of civic structures and illegal debris on the roads will be transported to the civic body’s dumping grounds.

  • Man drowns, two others missing at Versova beach

    Mumbai: On Saturday, one boy drowned at Versova beach in Andheri (W). Two other boys, who had ventured into the sea along with the deceased, have reportedly gone missing.  The incident took place at 2:40 pm on Saturday afternoon. Rohit Tiwari ( 27), Priyank Yadav ( 25) and Satya Prasad Chavan ( 25) had visited the beach to celebrate  Tiwari’s birthday. During the search operation by the lifeguards, Yadav’s body was discovered.

  • Mumbai fire brigade prepares Standing Operating Procedure

    Mumbai: Almost a year and a half after the fire at Gokul Niwas, Kalbadevi, where four senior fire brigade officers including Chief Fire Officer Sunil Nesrikar lost their lives in the line of duty, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has revamped the Fire Brigade’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).

  • Mahad tragedy: Shiv Sena takes a dig at CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Saturday took potshots at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over the Mahad tragedy, saying he should stop aerial visits to mishap sites and demanded Guardian ministers be barred from flying inside the state to understand its road and bridge conditions.

  • 26/11 Attacks: Abu Jundal, others to move Bombay HC against verdict

    Mumbai: The mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attacks – Sayyed Zabiuddin alias Abu Jundal along with other convicts of the infamous 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case, will approach Bombay High Court to challenge the verdict pronounced by a special court. This move of the Lashkar-e-Toeba (LeT) operative and his accomplices come after a special court sentenced them, last week.

  • Hawkers pelt stones at Virar RPF personnel

    Nalasopara: The Virar Railway Protection Force (RPF) were at the receiving end on Friday evening when a mob of around 40 hawkers pelted stones on them when they tried to shoo away illegal hawkers at Nalla Sopara railway station.

  • 40 hawkers pelt stones at Virar RPF personnel

    Nalla Sopara: The Virar Railway Protection Force (RPF) were at the receiving end on Friday evening when a mob of around 40 hawkers pelted stones on them when they tried to shoo away illegal hawkers at Nalla Sopara railway station.